Graduate Programs

Azusa Pacific University’s business and management graduate programs provide advanced professional education that can lead to or enhance a career in a variety of settings, including business, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Careers in such areas become more demanding each day. As a result, business leaders need a wide range of management skills. A firm grounding in these skills is provided by courses grouped around selected, broad overviews of organizational activity.

The School of Business and Management (SBM) offers the following graduate degrees: the Master of Business Administration, also available online; the Master of Business Management (MBM), also available online; and the Master of Professional Accountancy (MAcc). These management graduate programs are experience-based, offering students the most relevant and marketable education possible.

SBM is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) and is a candidate school in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

APU graduates succeed because they possess the tools that empower them to take action, assume leadership roles, and define their niche within the competitive business sector.

Programs Offered

Master’s Degrees

MBA (also online)
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program teaches working professionals the key concepts and skills, both analytical and relational, to be successful managers and leaders in business and society.
MBM (also online)
Through the MBM program, students gain relevant business and leadership strategies without a financial emphasis. Hands-on learning enables students to implement management principles in the modern workplace, while learning to positively steer organizational change and create a culture of teamwork.

Accelerated Master’s Degrees

Master of Professional Accountancy
The Master of Professional Accountancy degree is designed to equip ethical leaders in the financial fields. The master’s degree in accounting emphasizes preparation for the CPA exam and real-world experience through internships and job placement for graduates. This full-time, intensive program for recent graduates allows students to complete an advanced degree in just one year.

Note: This information is current for the 2015-16 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.